Payroll and Systems Specialist

Job Titles: Payroll and Systems Specialist


Duration: 9 month maternity contract


Salary: £26,172


Location: Dover


Hours: Monday - Friday, 35 hours a week


Benefits: 25 days annual leave pro rata plus bank holidays, car parking provided and staff benefits through perk box


Position overview:


A brilliant opportunity has become available for an experienced Payroll person to join an interesting business based in Dover. The purpose of this position is to run an accurate, streamlined, timely, systemised monthly payroll. You will need to maintain the data quality within the HR Systems to ensure it is accurate, up to date and the 'one source of truth' to produce meaningful MI and reports.


Your main responsibilities would be:



  • To run payroll reports

  • To ensure monthly payroll data is accurate and liaise with the Payroll provider to ensure employees are paid on time and accurately

  • To update and maintain employee payroll records with accuracy and confidentiality

  • To maintain the data accuracy and integrity within the system ensuring it is accurate and consistently recorded in all fields and records

  • To contribute to agreement and creation of an MI suite of products for the Senior Management team and produce dashboards as agreed

  • To be the expert on HR systems data and integration with other systems within the organisation and be the first point of contact on any projects or processes that require its input

  • To reduce double keying and systemise HR processes wherever possible and eradicate the use of additional records unless absolutely necessary

  • To ensure HR systems are compliant with ISO27001 information governance standards and GDPR requirements and any other applicable standards.

  • To contribute to any training requirement and delivery that is needed by staff and managers on how to best use the system


The ideal candidate will have the following skills:



  • Extensive experience of successfully running an internal payroll and providing management reports

  • Practical knowledge of HR systems

  • Extensive experience of maintenance whilst continuing with BAU activity

  • Experience of managing a 3rd party payroll provider contract.

  • Experience setting up and monitoring Management reports and dashboards

  • Expertise in integration of IT systems

  • Very high standard of IT skills in a HR/payroll environment

  • Good analytical skills

  • Excellent customer service

  • Ability to create and extract reports from databases

  • Intermediate to advanced level Excel skills including the ability to manipulate data accurately and the ability to create meaningful reports


Interview process:


1 Interview on site at the company offices (or via MS Teams if you'd prefer), our client is adhering to strict, COVID-19 safety measures


Next steps:


Apply today, our client can interview immediately. We look forward to receiving your application.

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